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Digital Empowerment Toolkit Now Available!

At World Pulse, we recognize the need for ongoing learning—for you and for your community! Our toolkits aim to provide the resources you need to advance your social change work.

We are excited to introduce our Digital Empowerment Trainers’ Toolkit, a dynamic resource to help you bring the benefits of connecting online to women in your community. Check it out today! »

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A practical guide for journalists on how to include persons with disabilities

Persons with disabilities are usually portrayed as “‘objects’ of protection, treatment and assistance rather than subjects of rights" (page 4), especially in media where they usually do not have a voi … Read More»

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Zambian Women Launch Crowdsourcing Project to Map All African Women in Technology Intiatives

I saw this on AWID (http://www.awid.org/News-Analysis/Announcements2/Zambian-Women-Launch-Am...) and knew that it would be … Read More»

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Equality Now, SOAWR: Guide To Using The Protocol On The Rights Of Women In Africa For Legal Action

Equality Now in conjunction with Solidarity for African Women’s Rights (SOAWR) published the Guide to Using the Protocol on the Rights of Women in Afria for Legal Action. … Read More»

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New 2012 film -- DIALOGUE IN NIGERIA: Muslims & Christians Creating Their Future

TOOLS for face-to-face communication excellence are illustrated by "enemy" Africans in this new, 65-minuted 2012 documentary film -- DIALOGUE IN NIGERIA: Muslims & Christians Cre … Read More»

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"Before the War, I Was a Man": Men and Masculinities in Eastern DR Congo

This study analyses the relationship between sexual and gender-based violence and hegemonic masculinities in the conflict zone of North Kivu province in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. … Read More»

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World Pulse Guide to Fundraising: Toolkit and Resources

Are you a community leader trying to find the resources to address local needs? An entrepreneur with an innovative idea that will change lives? … Read More»

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Women and WaterAid Issue Sheet (PDF file, 4 pages)

This issue sheet offers a broad overview of how women's work, health and well-being is impacted by water issues, primarily in Africa and Asia. It concludes with a summary of women taking the issue into their own hands. "In Africa and Asia women are generally responsible for collecting water for their families. On average, in rural Africa, women spend 26% of their time collecting water, which often means having to walk five miles or more to the nearest water source. … Read More»

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Online Video Report: Ethiopia - From RISK to ACTION: Women and HIV/AIDS in Ethiopia (40 mins)

Ethiopia - From RISK to ACTION: Women and HIV/AIDS in Ethiopia. Nearly 60% of HIV infected individuals in Ethiopia are women. Gender bias and the biology of transmission make women more vulnerable to infection. Poverty, lack of access to education, and violence against women increase their risk. This film profiles the connection between gender and HIV/AIDS, as well as the work of leaders in education and policy change to improve the status of women. … Read More»

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